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SubjectRe: [PATCH 44/74] lto: Mark functions used by the vsyscall init code visible
On Sat, Sep 01, 2012 at 07:16:45PM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > I think that there should be a comment why the symbol needs to be
> > visible (just copy the reasoning from the changelog). Otherwise someone
> > might attempt to do a cleanup a few years later, noticing that there is
> > no assembler code calling get_random_int().
>
> Ok. On hindsight maybe it's better to split vsyscall_64.c into two
> files, one only with the vsyscall code and another with the init code.

Or checking the code again it's already done because only the emulation
is left and that is already a separate file. I'll drop those patches.

-Andi

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